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AROUND TOWN

Many ideas, little consensus on housing crisis

Everyone seems to agree that the housing situation in the Bay Area has reached a crisis -- but what to do about it remains...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by Council, 40 minutes ago | 16 comments | 1475 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community activist Elena Pacheco dies of cancer

A tireless volunteer and community activist, Elena Pacheco seemed to be involved in almost every cause in Mountain View --...

Original post made on May. 25, 2017
Last comment by Bruce England, 1 hour ago | 4 comments | 571 Views

MOVIES

Man indicted for cyberattack on Voice website appears in court

A San Francisco man accused of a cyberattack on MV-Voice.com and other websites owned by Embarcadero Media appeared in federal...

Original post made on May. 25, 2017
Last comment by Observer, 1 hour ago | 4 comments | 870 Views

AROUND TOWN

$647M to electrify Caltrain tracks approved

Caltrain's electrification project can move forward as the Federal Transit Administration plans to sign a $647 million grant...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Alfred Newman, 3 hours ago | 10 comments | 2410 Views

ELECTIONS

Airplane noise reduction proposals under review

The Federal Aviation Administration is reviewing more than 100 recommendations that a committee of South Bay legislators...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Trombone, 4 hours ago | 15 comments | 1435 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rental committee sets limit on increases

On Monday night, the city's nascent Rental Housing Committee got its first taste of the big stakes and the dicey decisions...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, 6 hours ago | 23 comments | 2160 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View sells water to East Palo Alto

The Mountain View City Council signed a $5 million deal Tuesday night to sell off water rights to East Palo Alto to help...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by So sad, 8 hours ago | 17 comments | 1774 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hangar One restoration to take until 2025

Google's pledge to restore and reskin Moffett Field's iconic Hangar One is going to take longer than originally anticipated....

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Buzz, 8 hours ago | 8 comments | 1523 Views

ELECTIONS

MV Whisman hires new director of special ed

he Mountain View Whisman School District announced that Gary Johnson, an administrator in charge of special education in...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Elaine, 21 hours ago | 3 comments | 612 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voice wins Online General Excellence at statewide journalism contest

The Mountain View Voice won the Online General Excellence award at the California Newspaper Publishers Association Better...

Original post made on May. 20, 2017
Last comment by Romulan, 22 hours ago | 11 comments | 1422 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rent committee to take up first-ever price limits

Mountain View's new Rental Housing Committee is poised on Monday to set the city's first-ever cap on rent increases, as well...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 23, 2017 at 4:50 pm | 21 comments | 1503 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kitchen fire at Google I/O injures six

The second day of Google's I/O conference was brought to a halt just before 4 p.m. on Thursday afternoon when a fire broke...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on May 23, 2017 at 4:08 pm | 3 comments | 2951 Views

AROUND TOWN

City's crime rate dips down in 2016

It's almost all sunshine and good news in the Mountain View Police Department's annual crime tally for 2016. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by @2016?, on May 23, 2017 at 2:49 pm | 2 comments | 1115 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spare the Air Alert Monday in the Bay Area

A Spare the Air alert for smog in the San Francisco Bay Area has been issued for Monday, officials with the Bay Area Air...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Robyn, on May 22, 2017 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 545 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Still no verdict on school boundary changes

After another six-hour meeting over the weekend, Mountain View Whisman School District's boundary committee will be heading...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2017
Last comment by old observer, on May 22, 2017 at 2:21 pm | 6 comments | 2794 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council votes to make Mountain View a human rights city

Spurred by a wave of intolerance in the national political discourse, local leaders last week signed up Mountain View as...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2016
Last comment by Jared Martin, on May 22, 2017 at 9:34 am | 23 comments | 11570 Views

AROUND TOWN

North Bayshore a boomtown for cheaper housing -- if it gets built

With the potential to more than double the city's affordable housing stock, Mountain View's goal to transform North Bayshore...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 21, 2017 at 2:13 pm | 6 comments | 1874 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino Hospital's board is set to expand

Despite public opposition, the El Camino Healthcare District's board of directors agreed Monday night to expand the nonprofit...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by Pause & Consider, on May 21, 2017 at 11:00 am | 9 comments | 2106 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees OK big pay raises for teachers

Two of Mountain View's local school districts agreed last week to put some of the Bay Area's economic prosperity in the hands...

Original post made on May. 11, 2017
Last comment by MVWSD Teacher, on May 21, 2017 at 12:29 am | 10 comments | 2803 Views

RESTAURANTS

From Naples with love

It was the authentic Neapolitan pizza I went for, but it was the spaghetti carbonara ($16) that I loved and dreamed about...

Original post made on May. 20, 2017
Last comment by Max Hauser, on May 20, 2017 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 151 Views
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